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Director of Nursing

Company: VitalCore Health Strategies
Location: Saint Johnsbury
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLooking for a rewarding career in the field of healthcare? At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring hardworking ethical individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff. POSITION SUMMARYThe Director of Nursing (DON) is a supervisory nursing position who works in a correctional setting in which nursing services are required on a 24-hour basis. The DON supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel in one or more patient care units. The DON verifies that patients' needs are met, evaluates nursing care and patient care unit performance. They participate in planning of work for assigned units and coordinate activities with other patient units/departments. The DON plans and organizes training for staff members and works in partnership with the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) if applicable, Health Services Administrator (HSA), and Regional Leadership to fulfill contractual requirements and achieve operational and clinical performance targets. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of an Accredited Nursing School required. Bachelor or Master's Degree in nursing preferred.
  • Licensed to practice nursing in the State, board-certified or board-eligible in medicine and has training and experience providing services to an adult population.
  • Specialty certification in correctional healthcare is desired (Certified Correctional Health Professional: CCHP, Certified Correctional Health Professional Nurse: CCHP-RN).
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in a healthcare setting, with correctional healthcare experience is preferred.
  • Previous clinical operations management experience is preferred; previous direct management experience within a correctional health setting is desired.
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards (NCCHC, ACA & state-specific) as well as experience with quality improvement programs and clinical auditing is preferred. We're people who are fueled by passion, not by profit. GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE:Holiday Pay: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas DayMedical/Dental/Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort Term/Long Term DisabilityIdentity Theft ProtectionAnimal/Pet InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program and Discount Center401KFT

Keywords: VitalCore Health Strategies, New England , Director of Nursing, Executive , Saint Johnsbury, Northeast

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